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  • 50 Signs of Mental Illness

    By James Whitney Hicks

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300116946
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Published: June 2006
  • The ACT Practitioner's Guide to the Science of Compassion: Tools for Fostering Psychological Flexibility

    By Dennis Tirch

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781626250550
    • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
    • Published: December 2014
  • APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology

    By Gary R. VandenBos

    Our Price: $39.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781433812071
    • Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
    • Published: August 2012
    Following a quick guide to the format of entries, the dictionary defines terms used in clinical psychology from "AA" (the abbreviation for Alcoholic Anonymous) to "Zyprexa" (a trade name for olanzapine) and includes newer terms such as Internet addiction and e-therapy. Entries include the part of speech, abbreviation, etymology, synonym, derived words, and in some cases, cross-references. An appendix lists entries on major figures in the history of the field, psychotherapies, and psychotherapeutic approaches. VandenBos, executive director of the American Psychological Association's Office of Publications and Databases, is the editor of the APA Dictionary of Psychology (2007). Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • APA Educational Psychology Handbook

    By Karen R. Harris

    Our Price: $595.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781433809965
    • Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
    • Published: November 2011
  • APA Ethics Code Commentary and Case Illustrations

    By Linda Campbell

    Our Price: $49.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781433806933
    • Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
    • Published: December 2009
    Advocating a proactive approach to ethics, this work on the APA Ethics Code and the process of ethical decision making includes general chapters on resolving ethical issues, competence, and human relations, as well as chapters on specific areas such as privacy and confidentiality, advertising and other public statements, record keeping and fees, education and training, research and publication, and assessment and therapy. Cases address most of the standards of the Ethics Code, and include scenarios of ethical dilemmas, discussion of decision-making factors, and resolutions to the dilemma. The book is for students and professionals in psychology, and is applicable to many areas of psychology, such forensic psychology, education and training, research, and private practice. Campbell is director of the Center for Counseling at the University of Georgia. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • APA Handbook of Intercultural Communication

    By David Matsumoto

    Our Price: $49.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781433807787
    • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
    • Published: April 2010
    In today's globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly a prerequisite for social harmony and organizational success. The APA Handbook of Intercultural Communication illustrates how the practical, problem-solving approach of applied linguistics can illuminate a range of issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. Experts from a range of social science disciplines, including psychology, applied thoughts, and anthropology, describe, analyze, and where possible, propose solutions to language-related problems.This book presents theoretical and applied examinations of topics that have contemporary relevance in intercultural settings, including power, dominance, discrimination, social boundaries, taboos, conflict, and identity. Applied chapters cover intercultural communication in school, work, and health care settings as well as in intimate relationships and in training environments.When we use language to interact with one another, we become involved in a continuous and dynamic process of exchange. This fact makes interpersonal communication a fascinating area for behavioral research. During the give-and-take of discourse, the communicators exchange facts, ideas, views, opinions, emotions, and intentions in such a way as to enhance or impede social relationships; create, maintain, and adapt identities; and create or resolve conflicts. In the APA Handbook of Interpersonal Communication, distinguished scholars apply the problem-solving perspectives of applied linguistics to answer fundamental questions.The volume is divided into two parts that examine both theoretical and applied topics. Thus, the contributors critically appraise the relevance of applied linguistics to not only understanding but also solving everyday language-related problems.
  • Abuso Infantil

    By Giovanna De Leon

    Our Price: $29.92
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789871022298
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: October 2001
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Theories of Psychotherapy Series)

    By Steven C. Hayes

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781433811531
    • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
    • Published: May 2012
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Second Edition: The Process and Practice of Mindful Change

    By Steven C. Hayes

    Our Price: $80.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781609189624
    • Publisher: The Guilford Press
    • Published: September 2011
    Hayes (psychology, U. of Nevada) et al. help psychologists, psychiatrists, social, workers, counselors, and other mental health practitioners implement acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). They explain the foundations of the model in the concept of psychological flexibility, applications to case studies, and six key clinical processes: defusion, acceptance, flexible attention to the present moment, self-as-context, values, and committed action. They end with discussion of the contextual behavioral science approach to treatment development and evaluation. This edition has been restructured to be more clinician-friendly and accessible and has a focus on cultivating psychological flexibility. It has expanded coverage of mindfulness, the therapeutic relationship, relational learning, case formulation, and the connections between ACT and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Active Treatment of Depression

    By Richard O'Connor

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393703221
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
    • Published: January 2001
    Argues that depression needs a different approach to any available today.
  • Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice, Second Edition: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Therapy

    By Pamela A. Hays

    Our Price: $29.97
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781433802195
    • Publisher: American Psychological Association
    • Published: October 2007
    This engaging book helps readers move beyond one-dimensional conceptualizations of identity to an understanding of the complex, overlapping cultural influences that drive each of us. Pamela Hays's ADDRESSING framework enables therapists to better recognize & understand cultural influences as a multidimensional combination of Age, Developmental & acquired Disabilities, Religion, Ethnicity, Socioeconomic status, Sexual orientation, Indigenous heritage, Native origin, & Gender.
  • Adolescents, Crime, and the Media: A Critical Analysis

    By Christopher J. Ferguson

    Our Price: $149.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781461467403
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: April 2013
    A campus shooting. A gang assault. A school bus ambush. With each successive event, fingers are pointed at the usual suspects: violent films, bloody video games, explicit web sites. But to what extent can--or should--the media be implicated in youth crime? And are today's sophisticated young people really that susceptible to their influence? Adolescents, Crime, and the Media critically examines perceptions of these phenomena through the lens of the ongoing relationship between generations of adults and youth. A wealth of research findings transcends the standard nature/nurture debate, analyzing media effects on young people's behavior, brain development in adolescence, ways adults can be misled about youth's participation in criminal acts, and how science can be manipulated by prevailing attitudes toward youth. The author strikes a necessary balance between the viewpoints of media providers and those seeking to restrict media or young people's access to them. And the book brings scientific and intellectual rigor to culturally and politically charged issues as it covers: Violence in the media.Media portrayals of crime and youth.Research on violent television programs, video games, and other media as causes of crime.Effects of pornography on behavior.Public policy, censorship, and First Amendment issues.Adolescents, Crime, and the Media is an essential resource for researchers, graduate students, professionals, and clinicians across such interrelated disciplines as developmental psychology, sociology, educational policy, criminology/criminal justice, child and school psychology, and media law.
  • Aeromedical Psychology

    By Carrie H. Kennedy

    Our Price: $129.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780754675907
    • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited
    • Published: July 2013
    "Aeromedical Psychology provides the means for a variety of clinicians to carry out sound assessment and selection procedures, perform informed evaluations and make subsequent recommendations regarding flight status and treatment strategies geared to theaviation environment. To facilitate a dynamic understanding of the field, the book emphasizes an integration of applications and theory, case examples and research"-Provided by publisher.
  • African American Psychology

    By Faye Z. Belgrave

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781412999540
    • Publisher: Sage Pubns
    • Published: August 2013
    This core textbook provides students with comprehensive coverage of African American psychology as a field. Each chapter integrates African and American influences on the psychology of African Americans, thereby illustrating how contemporary values, beliefs, and behaviors are derived from African culture translated by the cultural socialization experiences of African Americans in this country.Key FeaturesEmphasizes the importance of culture in understanding behavior by providing accessible descriptions of concepts and research specifically relevant to African American culture Offers a broad, integrative perspective by including theory and research from both the traditional American psychology literature and the newer Afrocentric literature Enhances student learning by incorporating a consistent pedagogical design throughout
  • Am I Okay?: A Layman's Guide to the Psychiatrist's Bible

    By Allen Frances

    Our Price: $28.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684859613
    • Publisher: Touchstone
    • Published: April 2000

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